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# Word for the Day

To spend time or hang out with someone, especially at a social event.     hobnob     To hobnob is to spend time or hang out with someone, especially at a social event. When you’re invited to a fancy benefit party at a museum, you might get to hobnob with socialites and minor celebrities.     When you…

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Something that requires a lot of hard work   laborious   Laborious describes something that requires a lot of hard work, such as Victor Frankenstein’s laborious undertaking of digging graves to find monster parts.   Laborious comes from the familiar word for work, labor, which doesn’t veer far from its roots in Old French meaning “exertion of the…

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# Word for the Day

      Embarrassed or distressed…   chagrin   Chagrin is a noun that represents an emotion or feeling and it’s an uncomfortable one. If you feel chagrin, it means that you are embarrassed or distressed as a result of a failure.   The word chagrin, a noun, comes from the French word of the same spelling and…